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Jane Fonda's 80th birthday bash raises $1.3 million for teen pregnancy prevention

Jane Fonda’s 80th birthday bash raises $1.3 million for teen pregnancy prevention<p>While the celebration was filled with lighter moments, G-CAPP …

How Well Do You Know Your Shit?

Poop is not a pleasant thing to talk about. And studying it in your toilet after you excrete it is probably not part of your normal routine. However, …

Buckhead mansion in Tuxedo Park sells for $4.4 million (SLIDESHOW) - Atlanta Business Chronicle

A mansion at 450 Blackland Road in Buckhead’s Tuxedo Park neighborhood sold for $4.4 million.<p>Click the photo to view the home.<p>According to FMLS …

Real Estate

Matthew McConaughey’s Brother Just Got a TV Show

It's about self-made millionaires in Texas.<p>Beginning this August, <b>Matthew McConaughey</b> won't be the only member of his family in the entertainment biz. No, sir. The Oscar winner’s older brother <b>Michael “Rooster” McConaughey</b> will appear in a television series about self-made millionaires in Texas, …

The 50 best burger joints in America, ranked

Our friends at Foursquare dug through their troves of user data to compile the list. Because the site now allows users to save and favorite venues they love, Foursquare was able to track down which burgers diners are raving about most across America.<p>To create this list, Foursquare included the …

Los Angeles

See Jane Run... and Run and Run

“I think it’s a hoot that, at my age, people are calling me a fashion icon,” said Jane Fonda, who freely admits to being 77, on a beautiful spring evening in Manhattan. She was in her small apartment-like hotel room (“I love to have a kitchen”) near Lincoln Center, and she was wearing a chic gray …

10 Scientific Insights About Happy Families

• Seeing friends and family regularly is worth an extra $97,265 a year. Being close to your family makes you trust strangers less. We watch TV and read …

The Dos and Don'ts of Decanting

In a recent piece on proper wine-pouring technique, we promise to explore the decanter as an object in its own right. That's not because the …

YouTube Switches Off its Mobile App for Older Devices

Time to pull out the sad emoji. YouTube today announced a change in its data API that will make its app unavailable for older devices such as the second generation Apple TV, and a range of other smart TVs and gaming consoles.<p>A report by MacRumors points to a new Google help post announcing the …

Google TV

Google is making a giant change this week that could crush millions of small businesses

The algorithm will start favoring mobile-friendly websites (ones with large text, easy-to-click links, and that resize to fit whatever screen they're viewed on) and ranking them higher in search. Websites that aren't mobile-friendly will get demoted.<p>About 60% of online traffic now comes from mobile …

Small Business

9 Thoughts That Are Holding You Back In Life

<b>1. I'm not good enough</b><p>This is a core limiting belief. At some point this one comes and bites us all. It's powerful and deep rooted. I've seen this belief in many my clients, I've been prey to it myself in the past. It's really important to tune in to this thought and recognize when it's coming …

Happy Stress Awareness Month!

Stress awareness month always confused me. Aren't we always hyperaware of how stressed we are? What we may not realize is how stress affects us.<p>The Price of Stress<p>When we are stressed our limbic brain takes over, shutting down all body systems which do not help us fight or flee danger. Our …

Essential Oils

48 Of The Most Beautiful Lines Of Poetry

"I have measured out my life with coffee spoons."<p>2. From "One Art" by Elizabeth Bishop:<p>"It's evident<p>the art of losing's not too hard to master,<p>though it may look like (Write it!) like disaster."<p>Suggested by Nekesa M., via Facebook<p>3. From "Leaves of Grass" by Walt Whitman:<p>"I bequeath myself to the …

One of Microsoft's Best Apps Is Now on iPhone and Android

Microsoft released paper-scanning app Office Lens for iPhones and Android on Friday, opening one of its most popular apps to a wider world of mobile …

7 Ways To Return From Vacation Restored, Not Stressed

We all deserve some time off from work every now and then. Here’s how to actually enjoy the vacation you so desperately need.<p>For an entrepreneur or busy professional, it can seem impossible to imagine achieving any sort of work-life balance, especially during a planned vacation. No matter how well …

9 Subtle Signs You Could Have a Heart Problem

Colin Anderson—Blend Images/Corbis<p>Getty Images<p>Matt Hogan/www.mphoganphoto.com<p>Jim Wilson—The New York Times/Redux<p>Getty Images<p>Celin Serbo—Aurora …

50 Kitchen Ideas from the Barefoot Contessa

Ina Garten shares her tips for a highly functional and organized kitchen.<p>Ina Garten refined and updated her famous East Hampton country kitchen for our 2009 Kitchen of the Year in Rockefeller Center. Here it is (without the crowds), and it's more full of ideas than ever.

How Much Money Your Limbs Are Worth, State By State

Whatever you do, don’t move to Alabama.<p>How much money is your leg worth? How about your ear or your ring finger? Most people would say these vital body parts are invaluable. But state legislatures have to assign monetary value to individual body parts when determining worker compensation benefits. …

Compensation

9 Southern Snacks for Binge-Watching House of Cards

From juicy ribs to spicy hush puppies, here are nine Southern foods to make for a weekend with the new President of the United States.<p>South Carolina …

7 Reasons Why YouTube Kids Is Better Than YouTube

We like YouTube’s new Kids-only app more than their official one. Here’s why.<p>I want to tell you about a special place on the internet. It’s free to attend, fun to navigate, trolls don’t exist, and there are LEGO movies on tap. It’s YouTube Kids–Google’s new app for iPads and Google Tablets that …

Sesame Street

8 Hidden Facebook Tricks You Need to Know

More than 1 billion people regularly use Facebook, but that doesn’t mean they know all the hidden tricks for using the social media platform. Both …

These African Dolls Are Outselling Barbie In Nigeria

Today, his Queens of Africa dolls are selling better than Barbie in the local market. And Okoyo believes that might be helping young Nigerian girls …

A Card Game Designed To Get Kids Off Their Butts

Ujinga, a new card game designed to help fight childhood obesity, requires kids to dance and jump around to win.<p>Childhood obesity rates have more than doubled in the past 30 years, no small thanks to increasing numbers of sedentary hours spent watching television or playing video games. Ujinga, a …

One Day, We Could Treat Diabetes With Just A Probiotic Pill

Scientists at Cornell University have shown how a re-engineered version of a common bacteria called <i>lactobacillus</i> lowers blood glucose levels in rats. …

Diabetes

Degrees don’t matter anymore, skills do

• They motivate students by convincing them they can succeed and have a better life through working hard in school.<br>• They keep order, so the students are not distracted from learning.<br>• They have the students study hard for many long hours, with a long school day, a long school week (some school on …

Personalized Learning

The Rise and Fall (and Rise) of the Ukulele

The little instrument has gone from being an exotic new trend to the embodiment of kitsch since it arrived on Hawaii 125 years ago, but is currently enjoying a revival.<p>With its chunk-a-chunk sound, whispery nylon strings, and diminutive body, the ukulele is having a moment. Or maybe even a decade. …

Guitar

14 Simple Ways To Make Your Home More Awesome

These DIY projects aren't just pretty—they'll make your home snazzier and more awesome.<p><b>1. Wine Cork Trivet</b><p><i>Alyssa & Carl</i><p>If you're a wine-drinker who likes to save your corks, figuring out what to do with the leftovers can be a dilemma. Luckily, Alyssa & Carla have a great idea for a dead-simple …

He Asked 1500+ Elders For Advice On Living And Loving. Here's What They Told Him.

Karl Pillemer has spent the last several years systematically interviewing hundreds of older Americans to collect their lessons for living.<p>Pillemer admits he's an advice junkie. He's also a Ph.D. gerontologist at Cornell University.<p>Some years ago, after turning 50, he wondered whether there is …

Happiness

Martha Stewart's Genius Guide To Making Every Type Of Chocolate Chip Cookie

Martha Stewart has been full of surprises lately. She dares to say what everyone else is thinking about Gwyneth Paltrow, she's admitted that she knows how to roll her own joints and the woman even owns and operates her own personal drone. Also, shockingly, the domestic goddess is seemingly …

Dessert

10 Of The Best iPhone 6 Accessories You Can Buy

They can protect our phones from getting scratched after a tough fall, but they can also help us get more out of our devices.<p>From portable chargers to clip-on camera lenses, here's a look at some of the best iPhone 6 accessories worth checking out so far in 2015.

Tech Trends